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The Help

The civil rights melodrama The Help is based on Kathryn Stockett’s popular novel of the same name. The story takes place in 1963 Jackson, Mississippi, where Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged black maid who recently lost her only son. From the o… (more)

Released: 2011

Rating: PG-13

User Rating:4.1 out of 5 (10 ratings)

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A débutante in 1960s Mississippi sends her community into an uproar by conducting a series of probing interviews with the black female servants of the area's most-prominent families.

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  • Released: 2011
  • Rating: PG-13
  • User Rating:4.1 out of 5 (10 ratings)
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  • Review: The civil rights melodrama The Help is based on Kathryn Stockett’s popular novel of the same name. The story takes place in 1963 Jackson, Mississippi, where Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) is a middle-aged black maid who recently lost her only son. From the o… (more)

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